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Engineered Solutions


As a leading energy and environmental consultancy, Stopford offers the full range of services for project engineering, from front end engineering design (FEED) through to detailed design and plant commissioning. Drawing from an expert pool of engineers, project managers, procurement specialists and construction managers, we tailor our methods and delivery teams to meet our client’s business and project goals.

We have over 30 years of experience operating globally within the process technology sector. Our services have been used to deliver solutions to a broad array of industries spanning water, renewable energy, fuel storage and distribution, aviation and nuclear.

Process Engineering

  • FEED studies
  • Process engineering calculations
  • Flowsheet/P&IDs
  • Equipment design, specification and selection
  • Process development
  • Plant support and troubleshooting
  • Relief stream design and verification
  • Environmental design and evaluation
  • Surge analysis

Engineering Design

  • Piping design & engineering
  • Stress analysis & pipe supports
  • Vessel design & engineering
  • Structural design & engineering
  • Civil design & engineering
  • Electrical design & engineering
  • Control & instrument design & engineering
  • PLC & SCADA, URS & FDS
  • 2D & 3D design, Autocad & Bentley Autoplant

Project Management

  • Project Managers/Owners Engineers
  • Procurement, expediting & inspection
  • Work breakdown structure
  • Planning, including Primavera P6
  • Capital cost estimation
  • Cost control & monitoring
  • Risk management
  • Feasibility studies, conceptual design
  • Technology evaluations
  • Scope definition

Construction Management

  • Construction management/supervision
  • CDM roles
  • Risk assessments/method statements
  • Planning applications
  • Commissioning services
  • Decommissioning and demolition management
  • Site waste management plans
  • Construction health & safety plans
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Experts


Maurice Worthington

Senior Mechanical Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
1972

What is your area of work/expertise?
Specifications for Pressure Systems; Review of ATEX requirements for non-electrical (mechanical) equipment under DSEAR; Preparing mechanical pipework, valve & equipment specifications; HVAC  applications; Pharmaceutical Engineering & Validation.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
MSc Manufacturing and Technology Management; HND in Mechanical Engineering; Chartered Engineer; Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers; Member of the Energy Institute.

Graham Nimbley

Project Manager

What year did you join the Industry?
2014

What is your area of work/expertise?
Design engineering; cradle to grave project management; bespoke design; delivering at pace. Technology transfer specialist for manufacturing facilities.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Chartered Engineer (Engineering Council); BSc. Mech Eng; Member of  the Institution of Engineering & Technology; Qualified Teacher (PGCE); Qualified Toolmaker

Gulim Kasper

Piping Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
2008

What is your area of work/expertise?
Engineering, construction, AutoCAD plant 3D modelling, pipeline design

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
BEng of construction, designing, exploitation of gas and oil pipeline

Neil Thompson

Senior Process Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
1987

What is your area of work/expertise?
Process Safety; Process Design; Process Troubleshooting; Process Commissioning/decommissioning

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
BSc (Hons) Chemical Engineering; NEBOSH Diploma

Steve Waller

Consultant Process Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
1974

What is your area of work/expertise?
Front end process engineering; Project management; Chemical make-up and dosing; Hazard studies; Flowsheet development; General chemical manufacturing operations; Regulatory affairs; QC/QA; Gasification R&D.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
BSc Hons (1st) in Chemical Engineering; MBA from Bradford; Chartered Engineer; Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers; Chartered Environmentalist; Vice Chairman of the Environment Health and Safety Group of the Society of Chemical Industry.

John Valavanis

Health , Safety & QA Manager

What year did you join the Industry?
1975

What is your area of work/expertise?
Occupational, Fire, Process and Construction Health & Safety; Construction Legislation; Health & Safety Law; Mechanical engineering & equipment maintenance; Formulation of Safety Policy; Delivery & Design of training packages; Noise exposure assessments; Hazard studies; Quality management & assurance

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
BEng Mechanical Engineering, Postgraduate Diploma in OCC, Health and Safety Management, Chartered Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health (CMIOSH)

Chris Butler

Project Manager & CDM Co-ordinator

What is your area of work/expertise?
Project management - process plant. CDM regulations.

Les Whitbread

Electrical Control & Instrumentation Manager and Project Manager

What year did you join the Industry?
1966

What is your area of work/expertise?
Project Management, Power and Control, Team Management, Functional Safety. De-commissioning, Quality Assurance

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
HNC Electrical Engineering; Quality Assurance Diploma

Kevin Meinert

Principal Electrical, Control & Instrument Design Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
1977

What is your area of work/expertise?
Electrical and Automation roles related to Pulp and Paper, Nuclear, Tunneling, Materials Processing, Building Services, Chemical and Petrochem plants. Specialising in design, installation and commissioning.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
IEng and member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology. Beng (hons) with the Open University.

Karmele Sagarzazu-Achurra

Senior Process Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
2006

What is your area of work/expertise?
Design of Process Plant Equipment

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Chemical Engineering BSc (Hons); Refinery Design and Operation MSc; AMIChemE.

Cheryl Jones

Document Controller

What year did you join the Industry?
2005

What is your area of work/expertise?
Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS) and Design & delivery of bespoke learning interventions

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Degree educated (BA(Hons) 2:1), CIPD - CTP

Nathan Heaps-Page

CAD Technician

What year did you join the Industry?
2012

What is your area of work/expertise?
Draughting of technical drawings for various disciplines; 3D modelling; Maintaining up-to-date drawing registers; Providing CAD Support to all CAD users; Production of drawing packs ready for issue.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
City and Guilds Lv3 3D CAD (in progress)

Rafael Hernandez

Civil & Structural Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
1991

What is your area of work/expertise?
Developing effective solutions for integral structural projects; buildings; bridges; metro stations; technical structural inspections; client technical support; SAP80 to SAP2000, and S Frame finite elements analysis and design; Tedds; Autotrack calculations; AutoCAD 3D and 2D modelling

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Civil Engineering degree from Andres Bello Catholic University, Caracas, Venezuela. Engineering College of Venezuela 1991.

Daniel Leighton-Davies

Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Design Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
September 2002

What is your area of work/expertise?
Checking and authoring project deliverables, Technical lead role on several work packages, ATEX assessments, SIL, HAZOP, HAZCON, Internal design reviews, Single discipline design review, Risk assessments, ROM cost estimates, Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) on instrumentation

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
MSc with Merit in Electrical Energy Conversion Systems, First Class BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering, HNC Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Working towards Chartered Status and I am a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology

Daniel Brady

Project Engineer

What year did you join the Industry?
2009

What is your area of work/expertise?
Project Management; Waste-to-energy research and development projects; EC&I modification projects; Specialist procurement; Site surveys.

What are your qualifications and professional memberships?
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Incorperated Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE)

Featured Projects


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